Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Autism Research Bias and the DSM-5 Autism Do-Over Exclusion of Those with Intellectual Disabilities

Why has the APA decided that the DSM-5 Autism Spectrum Disorder should eliminate or substantially reduce the numbers of persons with ASD who are intellectually disabled?   The removal from an ASD diagnosis of persons with ID will be accomplished by the express wording of Mandatory Criterion A of the DSM-5’s New Autism Spectrum Disorder ...